Donations

Now with crisis text support 24/7

2023-01-13T21:12:05+00:00

Now with crisis text support 24/7 Calgarians are more comfortable talking about difficult subjects like suicide through text than over a phone call. Thank you for helping expand our text services to make them available 24/7. Because of your donations, we’ve been able to provide crisis support to over 13,000 people in distress since [...]

Now with crisis text support 24/72023-01-13T21:12:05+00:00

Make a Difference this Holiday Season

2022-11-28T23:51:17+00:00

Make a difference this holiday season During the holiday season, while you may be booking off time to rest and recharge with your family, Distress Centre remains open and available 24 hours a day to help Calgarians in distress. While we work tirelessly to ensure everyone has a place to turn in times of [...]

Make a Difference this Holiday Season2022-11-28T23:51:17+00:00

Join us for Lend An Ear next week!

2022-10-18T16:43:44+00:00

Join us for Lend An Ear next week! Lend An Ear is just around the corner! Start your day with Distress Centre on Thursday, September 22 and participate in our Lend An Ear virtual event along with our special guests Ron MacLean, Catriona Le May Doan, Dr. Karen MacNeill and Stephanie Labbé. Ron [...]

Join us for Lend An Ear next week!2022-10-18T16:43:44+00:00

It’s time to Outrun the Stigma!

2022-10-18T16:22:38+00:00

It's time to Outrun the Stigma! Image: The Distress Centre team at Outrun the Stigma 2019 Outrun the Stigma is a 5 or 10k walk/run that raises funds and awareness for Distress Centre and mental health. Last year the event raised over $15,000 and in total it has raised $221,000 for DC since [...]

It’s time to Outrun the Stigma!2022-10-18T16:22:38+00:00

Siblings organize motorcycle ride in memory of their sister, Patricia

2022-08-19T17:27:06+00:00

Siblings organize motorcycle ride in memory of their sister, Patricia Forever 41 Memorial Ride takes place on August 7th, 2022 Patricia Dawn was always a helper. She was born in Kamloops, BC and lived all over the Lower Mainland. She held two degrees, one in psychology and the other in nursing [...]

Siblings organize motorcycle ride in memory of their sister, Patricia2022-08-19T17:27:06+00:00

Donor Spotlight: Lori and Jim Ryan

2022-10-10T20:25:09+00:00

Donor Spotlight: Lori and Jim Ryan Lori and Jim Ryan have donated monthly to Distress Centre since 2014. In that time, they have provided monetary support, advocated for our agency and played a key role in organizing our 2018 Lend An Ear event. Jim spoke at the event, sharing some of his own struggles and triumphs, and had clearly emotional impact on [...]

Donor Spotlight: Lori and Jim Ryan2022-10-10T20:25:09+00:00

Get to know Cheryl Bernard, Lend An Ear keynote speaker

2022-10-10T20:28:31+00:00

Get to know Cheryl Bernard, Lend An Ear keynote speaker Cheryl Bernard competed on the Canadian women’s curling team at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. She felt a huge amount of pressure to win the gold medal while competing at home and as the Skip, she had the last rock to take [...]

Get to know Cheryl Bernard, Lend An Ear keynote speaker2022-10-10T20:28:31+00:00

Vote for ConnecTeen to receive a donation from Morrison Homes!

2022-10-10T20:32:40+00:00

Vote for ConnecTeen to receive a donation from Morrison Homes! Morrison Homes is celebrating their 60th anniversary in 2021. They're donating over $200,000 to various charities over the course of the year! How it works: Every month, Morrison employees will choose three local charities close to their hearts. The public will then vote [...]

Vote for ConnecTeen to receive a donation from Morrison Homes!2022-10-10T20:32:40+00:00

Donor Spotlight: Shamir Ladhani

2022-10-10T20:34:59+00:00

Donor Spotlight: Shamir Ladhani Image: Shamir and his daughter, Ambreena, who is a Distress Centre volunteer. Shamir has donated monthly to Distress Centre since 2012. He was first introduced to our agency when a friend invited him to Lend An Ear, Distress Centre’s annual fundraising event, in 2012. He signed up as a [...]

Donor Spotlight: Shamir Ladhani2022-10-10T20:34:59+00:00

Donate through Birdies for Kids and have your donation matched up to 50%!

2022-10-10T20:48:37+00:00

Donate through Birdies for Kids and have your donation matched up to 50%! We are excited to announce that we have been selected to be a part of Shaw Birdies for Kids presented by AltaLink (BFK). BFK is a fundraising program designed to give charities the opportunity to solicit donations and receive additional [...]

Donate through Birdies for Kids and have your donation matched up to 50%!2022-10-10T20:48:37+00:00
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